Diamer Basha Dam Project announced jobs for locals

By Tahir Ali | Gwadar Pro Jul 29, 2022

GILGIT, Jul. 29 (Gwadar Pro)- As hydropower megaprojects continue to provide job opportunities in the country, the joint venture (JV) of Power China/Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) announced on Thursday opening up jobs in various trades at the Diamer Basha Dam Project (DBDP).

As per the notification, Power China/FWO JV urgently needs experienced candidates in different trades including mechanics, denters, DC electricians, and lathe men. The project needs at least 40 mechanics who have at least three years of experience with specialties in dumpers and excavators. There are also opening for 10 denters and as many DC electricians with a minimum of three years of experience in the relevant field. The projects also offer jobs to five lathe men with five years of experience. The maximum age limit for all jobs is 40 years.

Candidates with the required eligibility and experience can submit the necessary documents by 1st August 2022.

DBDP is being constructed on River Indus, which is scheduled to be completed in 2028-29. Power China/FWO JV is constructing the MW-1 Dam of the project. The Project will have a gross water storage capacity of 8.1 MAF to irrigate 1.23 million acres of additional land. With an installed power generation capacity of 4,500 MW, the project will provide more than 18 billion units per annum to the National Grid.

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